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Birmingham half marathon, in pictures

The winner of the Birmingham half marathon Micah Kogo shaving a minute off of last year's record Credit: ITV Central
Many runners completed the race in costume today Credit: ITV Central
Ice cream Sundae: The streets were bursting with people cheered on by the crowds Credit: ITV Central
Double act: Two women completed the race wearing one giant jumper Credit: ITV Central
Wheres Wally: Certainly not a difficult spot for Wally today Credit: ITV Central
Many runners were raising money for charity today Credit: ITV Central

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Birmingham Half Marathon course route

Map showing the route of the Birmingham Half Marathon Credit: www.greatrun.org

This map shows the route of the Birmingham Half Marathon which 18,000 runners will attempt today.

The race starts at 10:10 from Centenary Square and will take athletes down the Pershore Road towards Cadbury's and then back through Cannon Hill Park into the city.

The elite runners expected to cross the finish line shortly after 11:00 am.

Congestion advice for the Birmingham Half Marathon from West Midlands Police